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The Official Artisanal "streetwear" footwear (boots, shoes, sandals) thread (Guidi, CCP, Augusta, M.

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by eckblk, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. a bag of it

    a bag of it Senior Member

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    Ok, you guys have been really helpful, hopefully this will be my last post on the subject.

    I have decided to order the 992 in white, something that you think would be simple. But there are 4 different codes (at least) for white and I can only find pictures of 2 of them.

    112t = bone color
    906t = warm white
    B34t = milk (FW14)
    2001t = clean white (SS14)

    And pictures of different leathers in the same color code look different or different pictures of the same leather will look different because of lighting. Perhaps I am overthinking all of this and I should just choose one, but I like the make the most informed decision possible.

    From what I gather, the 906t, which is the one I posted earlier, is slightly off white with an warm almost yellowish tint. For the others I can't find reliable pictures and the names aren't really revealing at all. If someone has pictures of any of them that would be great. I imagine milk is hard/impossible to come by if it is only fw14.
     


  2. gettoasty

    gettoasty Stylish Dinosaur

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    Kangaroo and horse

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    The bone only saw one wear in its time with me so far =\
     
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  3. a bag of it

    a bag of it Senior Member

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    Alright after doing a little more research, here is my conclusion. Let me know if you all agree.

    112t/bone - off white (grey tint)
    906t/warm white - off white (yellowish or sand tint)
    2001t/clean white - bright ass pure white
    B34t/milk - TBD/no one knows/hasn't been released yet
     


  4. ClambakeSkate

    ClambakeSkate Senior Member

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    ignorance is bliss.

    any white will become dirty very soon. buy and enjoy.
     


  5. el Bert

    el Bert Distinguished Member

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    Dirty? I haven't gotten my Guidi dirty and they've gotten easily 20+ wears.
     


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    bdude Senior Member

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    ^^ get first or second color and dirty the fuck out of it
     
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  7. Ariiam

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    Really need someone's help:

    Does anyone have info on how CCP's AM/2521SX tornado fit? I think it's the 2009 model.

    The office advised me it fits TTS and should take CCP 6, but everywhere else i've read (here and sz), it's generally taken that the model runs at least half size large.

    For reference, I wear EU 40 guidi backzips, 40 for SLP sneakers, 39 for Lanvin sneakers
     


  8. eckblk

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    you need a 5uk.

    Nice to see a 2009 tornado can still be made- CUBA or COIL?
     


  9. Ariiam

    Ariiam Senior Member

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    Thanx for that, cleared it up :D

    Um, I was offered 'LUC-PTC' which also kinda confused me. I did google, but apparently both LUC and COIL PTC are both object dyed horse cordovan (?)
     


  10. eckblk

    eckblk Distinguished Member

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    different batches of leather- more-less the same but each had their own distinct characteristics

    example would be-

    JUICY-PTC (CALF)
    vs
    KALB-PTC (CALF)

    ** JUICY was said to be superior is every way. Thicker too I believe.
     
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  11. wormwood

    wormwood Senior Member

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    oh this discussion again..

    as far as I know, Simone really was in charge for some of cd footwear and Maurizio has put his famous "Who? Simone? never worked with that guy" for his very personal reasons back in 2008.
     


  12. fistinyoface

    fistinyoface Senior Member

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    Who cares? If you like the shoes then buy them or enjoy the pictures. This endless intrigue into welts, leather quality, who worked for who, and who ripped off who is tiresome and pure layman decadence.
     


  13. wormwood

    wormwood Senior Member

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    exactly. niche market is still the market and it will feed the masses with lore and legends as long as the masses will be interested in. want to double your pricing? add some story.
     


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    docdocgs Senior Member

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    In some cultures/practices, it is expected that the student surpass the master...regardless of that, it remains our choice to buy what we like. And right now, for me, Simone's boots are looking fantastic. As are Alessio's (and who is his "Master?").
     


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    sinnedk Stylish Dinosaur

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    Lore is a good thing for sales :teach:

    then again these brands have lore while lobb, e.g., gg have reputation, its kinda the same thing, i don't care anymore...
     


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